Is Supreme 100% Silicone the right caulking for toilets, sinks, tubs?

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Old 01-19-17, 06:11 PM
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Is Supreme 100% Silicone the right caulking for toilets, sinks, tubs?

I was at the hardware store to buy caulk for my toilets, sinks and tubs. I ended up buying Supreme 100% silicone caulk.

I have attached a picture of the tube that I bought.

I'm just wondering if this is the right one or if there was something else that I should have purchased?

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Old 01-19-17, 06:19 PM
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Usually you want silicone that specifically says "kitchen and bath". It has additives that help prevent it from getting mold and mildew right away.
 
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Old 01-19-17, 07:25 PM
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The casing does say "10 year mold-free product protection so would that be suitable"

Here's a close up picture on the HomeHardware site -

http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pro...996ba_1000.jpg
 
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Old 01-19-17, 07:34 PM
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Yes, looks like it also says kitchen and bath on the label. Couldn't read the tiny print.
 
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I'm in the same boat, can't read the fine print, but I did just zoom in on the picture and did see bath/sink/tub.
 
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Looks like you are good to go. One tip I could share... after you caulk but before you tool the silicone, spritz some isopropyl alcohol over the caulking with a spray bottle... when you tool it it will be like greased lightning... and won't smear the silicone onto areas on either side of your bead. Do this quick... you need to tool it before it starts to skin over.
 
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Thanks for the tip.

Prior to purchasing the silicone, I watched a youtube video and in it, the presenter used painter's tape and he placed one piece above and one below the area that had to be caulked. Once he caulked it and spread it with his finger, he let it set and then removed the painter's tape to reveal a nice clean line.

I thought I would emulate his method.
 
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Yes that works good too....
 
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Old 01-20-17, 02:26 AM
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I will not use silicone for anything, old tech.

I've scraped way too much silicone off showers where mold has gotten under the caulk.

I now only use the mold resistant latex caulk like this DAP Dynaflex 230 and it performs flawlessly.

DYNAFLEX 230 Premium Indoor/Outdoor Sealant - DAP
 
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